Title: Lead Poisoning Inspector
Salary: $34,299.12 - $56,454.18 (40 Hours per week)
Location: Department of Health and Community Wellness
Division of Environmental Health
94 William Street
Submit Resume and Cover Letter to: Michael Wilson, Director of Inspections/Manager email@example.com Sandra Williams, Personnel Services Manager firstname.lastname@example.org
Applicants must be City of Newark Residents.
Under direction, performs routine work involved in inspecting dwellings that are suspected sources of lead poisoning; does other related duties as required.
EXAMPLES OF WORK:
- Inspects buildings and dwellings for possible sources of lead poisoning.
- Collects samples of paint from dwelling and delivers sample to laboratory.
- Re-inspects entire buildings when positive samples are discovered, and collects samples from each dwelling unit for testing
- Confers with individual property owners relevant to service of notices and violations.
- Re-inspects dwellings after completion of repairs to ensure compliance with regulations.
- May assist in coordinating duties with other concerned agencies.
- Attends meetings.
- Prepares reports.
- Presents inspection findings in court cases.
- Maintains essential records and files.
- Will be required to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and information systems used by the agency, office, or related units.
- Applicants will be required to possess a Lead Inspector/Risk Assessor Permit issued by the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services.
- Appointees will be required to possess a driver's license valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee mobility, is necessary to perform essential duties of the position.
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
- Knowledge of problems involved in making investigations of suspected lead poisoning areas.
- Ability to comprehend established rules and regulations of a limited complexity.
- Ability to interview persons of varying backgrounds.
- Ability to use tact and courtesy in making investigations.
- Ability to observe significant conditions.
- Ability to prepare reports.
- Ability to maintain essential records and files.
- Ability to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and information systems used by the agency, office, or related units.